LINGUIST List 23.3203

Thu Jul 26 2012

Jobs: Natural Language Processing: Associate Research Scientist, Educational Testing Service

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Date: 25-Jul-2012
From: Human Resources <>
Subject: Natural Language Processing: Associate Research Scientist, Educational Testing Service, New Jersey, USA
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University or Organization: Educational Testing Service Job Location: New Jersey, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Associate Research Scientist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing


Research Scientist- Speech

ETS (Educational Testing Service), with headquarters in Princeton,NJ, is a global $1.3B not for profit organization. Our mission is toadvance quality and equity in education by providing fair and validassessments, performing educational research and influencingpolicies that promote learning, performance, education andprofessional development. As a nonprofit corporation and aninnovator in developing tests for clients in education, governmentand business, we are dedicated to advancing educational excellencefor the communities we serve.

The goal of our Research & Development Division is to makefundamental contributions to the progress of education worldwidethrough educational research and analysis, fair and validassessments, innovative product development and informativepolicy studies.

Our Research Scientists provide scientific and technical skills inconceptualizing, designing, obtaining support for, conducting, andmanaging research projects and/or development projects,particularly those for which scientific principles are applied to thecreation of tools to improve the efficiency or quality of the practice oftest development or statistical analysis; new item types; the scoringof responses to open-ended items; and innovative assessmentprototypes or products.

Job Requirements:

Currently, we are recruiting for Scientists for the following position:- Associate Research Scientist, Speech, Job ID:124337

Education:Ph.D. in Language Technologies, Natural Language Processing,Computer Science or Electrical Engineering, with strong emphasison speech technology and preferably some education in linguistics isrequired.

Experience:Evidence of substantive research experience and/or experience indeveloping and deploying speech capabilities is required.Demonstrable contributions to new and/or modified theories ofspeech processing and their implementation in automated systems.Demonstrable expertise in the application of speech recognitionsystems and fluency in at least one major programming language(e.g., Java, Perl, C/C++, Python).

For more information about ETS, and Research & Development,please visit us at and search on the following job ID#124337. ETS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Application Deadline: 21-Jan-2013 Web Address for Applications:
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